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Seungri of BigBang: from K-pop idol to face of biggest scandal in South Korean entertainment

Once known as ‘Korea’s Great Gatsby’, and a member of one of K-pop’s most influential acts, Seungri’s fall from grace has been a rapid one. We detail how things went so terribly wrong for the 28-year-old star.

20 Apr 2019 - 10:46PM

Once known as ‘Korea’s Great Gatsby’, and a member of one of K-pop’s most influential acts, Seungri’s fall from grace has been a rapid one. We detail how things went so terribly wrong for the 28-year-old star.

Seungri of BigBang: from  K-pop idol to face of biggest scandal in South Korean entertainment
The BTS story: how K-pop’s superstar boy band conquered the world

It was clear from the group’s debut in 2013 that they had something different, but fans often reference their first win on South Korean music programme The Show in 2015 as a huge turning point in their story.

12 Mar 2019 - 5:59AM

It was clear from the group’s debut in 2013 that they had something different, but fans often reference their first win on South Korean music programme The Show in 2015 as a huge turning point in their story.

The BTS story: how K-pop’s superstar boy band conquered the world
TXT – what we know so far about the new boy band K-pop kings BTS’ label is debuting

Following BTS’ huge success, their label Big Hit Entertainment is unveiling its first new boy band in six years. TXT or Tomorrow X Together will have a different, lighter sound than BTS and already have a huge social media following.

3 Mar 2019 - 6:59PM

Following BTS’ huge success, their label Big Hit Entertainment is unveiling its first new boy band in six years. TXT or Tomorrow X Together will have a different, lighter sound than BTS and already have a huge social media following.

TXT – what we know so far about the new boy band K-pop kings BTS’ label is debuting
Is C-pop the next K-pop? How Chinese music could crack global charts – if bands actually cared to try

As K-pop rises up the charts in the US, some observers are asking: where are all the Chinese pop artists? The simple answer is China doesn’t have any financial need to take C-pop global – though it does have the power to do so.

28 Feb 2019 - 11:48PM

As K-pop rises up the charts in the US, some observers are asking: where are all the Chinese pop artists? The simple answer is China doesn’t have any financial need to take C-pop global – though it does have the power to do so.

Is C-pop the next K-pop? How Chinese music could crack global charts – if bands actually cared to try
Chinese K-pop star, Exo’s Lay Zhang aims to make it big in America in 2019

Zhang became the highest-charting Mando-pop artist in Billboard history with his Chinese/English 2018 debut solo album Namanana, and recently performed with DJ Steve Aoki, who says he’s ‘got something really special’.

7 Feb 2019 - 4:17PM

Zhang became the highest-charting Mando-pop artist in Billboard history with his Chinese/English 2018 debut solo album Namanana, and recently performed with DJ Steve Aoki, who says he’s ‘got something really special’.

Chinese K-pop star, Exo’s Lay Zhang aims to make it big in America in 2019